WINE-POACHED BLUEFISH with ONION and DILL


1 bluefish (3 pounds), scaled & cleaned 1 medium-size yellow onion, chopped fine 6 large sprigs parsley 2 cups dry white wine 1 tablespoon unsalted butter 2 tablespoons flour 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 1/4 cup sour cream Preheat the oven to 350F. Lay the bluefish on a greased rack set in a 13-x 9- x … Continue reading

Caramel Apple Jam or Applesauce


Prep Time: 10 mins Total Time: 55 mins Yield: 8 half – pints About This Recipe “This recipe is made with apple pulp so I would call it kind of an apple jam/butter/applesauce – however you try to use it – its delish! I use the pulp left over from my applejuice but you could … Continue reading

Bobby’s Turkey Burgers


Recipe courtesy Bobby Flay Show: Grill It! with Bobby Flay Episode: Burgerlicious Prep Time: 20 min Inactive Prep Time: 24 hr 0 min Cook Time: 10 min Level: Easy Serves: 4 servings Ingredients Meyer Lemon-Honey Mustard: 1/4 cup Dijon mustard 1 heaping tablespoon clover honey 1 tablespoon fresh orange juice 1/2 teaspoon lemon zest 1 … Continue reading

Hot Pepper Garlic Jelly


Prep Time: 30 mins Total Time: 36 mins Yield: 6 1/2-7 half pints About This Recipe “I have made several different recipes for hot pepper jelly and decided that I had tweaked them all to the point of newness. Here is my interpretation of a good, hot jelly that works well as a glaze on … Continue reading

Sweet Pickled Banana Peppers


Prep Time: 25 mins Total Time: 35 mins Yield: 2.5 pint jars About This Recipe “I love these peppers on hot dogs, hamburgers or what ever. They are so easy to make. You can double the recipe with no problem. I have never water bathed these pickles the jars have always sealed securely and I … Continue reading

Mom’s Best Tomato Soup Canning Recipe


Prep Time: 1 hrs Total Time: 1 hrs 50 mins Yield: 8-10 quarts About This Recipe “My Mennonite mother’s ‘famous’ tomato soup – hard to beat! Perfect anytime of the year! Enjoy! Here’s what I purchased (for you to use as a baseline reference): – to yield 75 quarts of soup – 3 bushels of … Continue reading

Big Batch Spaghetti Sauce


Prep Time: 30 mins Total Time: 2 hrs 30 mins Servings: 24-30 About This Recipe “Great way to make up a large batch of tomato sauce from your garden to freeze or can for later use.” Ingredients 1/4 cup olive oil 3 medium onions, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 12 cups tomatoes, peeled,cored,and chopped,approximately 3 … Continue reading